August 5, 2021

NOW weighs in on ‘abuse of power’ case in St Vincent

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By Colville Mounsey From Barbados Today At a time when the “Me Too” movement has brought worldwide attention to the plight of women who are sexually assaulted and harassed in the workplace, the plight of a Vincentian woman caught up in a dispute with one of that country’s most powerful men has attracted the attention […]

ST. Kitts and Nevis introduces tax-free budget for three consecutive years, says Minister Brantley

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From Government of St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 08, 2017 (SKNIS): The over EC$700 million Appropriation (2018) Bill, 2017, which was introduced in the Federal Parliament for the upcoming fiscal year was described as tax-free and has been that way for three straight years, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, the […]

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Humanitarian Situation Report, 18 October 2017

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UNICEF From Relief Web Situation in Numbers 39,000 affected children in need of assistance in Hurricane Irma and Maria-affected countries 19,800 affected children in Dominica 2,900 people in shelters in Dominica 1070 children from Dominica and Barbuda estimated to be integrated in schools in Antigua Highlights According to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment for Barbuda, […]

Mottley appeals for greater regional integration

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BY JEDIAEL CARTEL From Jamaica Observer The reality of an ocean can no longer separate us, Barbadian Opposition leader tells PNP conference Mia Mottley came to the opening night of the Opposition People’s National Party’s 79th annual conference in Kingston last Thursday with an appeal for greater integration across the Caribbean, pointing to the long, […]

Five held by French authorities following cocaine seizure in Caribbean

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From Jamaica Observer ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – Five men are now in police custody awaiting trial following the seizure of 220 kilograms of cocaine from their boat that was intercepted off the coast of the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on the weekend.The police report that the Grenada registered boat, the MV Galaxy 1 […]

Petition to save Cayman Islands Equestrian Centre

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The owners of the Equestrian Centre Cayman need your help In fact all our horses need your help. Amidst the recent crimes at the stables, we are fighting a battle with the Government over the expansion of the Linford Pierson Highway. The proposed widening is slated to take land that will render the EC unable […]

LIAT highlights illness trends

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From Caribbean News Service ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 26 2016 – A top official of regional airline LIAT has warned that the current level of sickness plaguing the Antigua-based carrier was simply “unsustainable for a commercial airline”. Acting Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones issued the warning in a statement in which the company revealed that […]

Apple: The European Union’s Pointless Tax Crusade

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By Mark Hibben From Seeking Alpha Since the late ’80s, Apple and other US multinationals have used Irish tax law to shield overseas profits from taxation by the EU or the US. The European Union has declared the Irish tax arrangements illegal and asserts that Apple now owes $14.5 billion in “back taxes”. The US […]

Grenadians likely to vote on constitutional reform in October

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From Jamaica Observer ST GEORGE’s Grenada (CMC) — Grenadians are likely to vote in a referendum to change the island’s constitution in October, but the final decision lies with the Keith Mitchell administration, the Chairman of the Constitution Reform Advisory Committee (CRAC), Dr Francis Alexis has said. Earlier this week, the Senate approved the eight […]

Businessman freed of human trafficking in case involving J’cans

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — A 61-year-old businessman has been freed of three counts of human trafficking after the prosecution withdrew the charges against him. Adrian Deane of Brighton, owner of Farmer’s Market Bakery & Snackette in Arnos Vale, appeared in court charged with trafficking three Jamaicans to the island, charges which […]